10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta | 2019

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Enjoy some family time outside riding bikes or illuminating the night, or treat mom to an evening on the town – or even an afternoon of sipping and sampling all to herself. 

No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta in 2019.

Happy Mother’s Day!

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Kirkwood Spring Fling & Tour of Homes

See why Kirkwood residents love their neighborhood at the 17th annual Kirkwood Spring Fling Festival & Tour of Homes!

Festival Date & Time
Saturday | May 18th, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

5K Road Race
Downtown Kirkwood | 8:30 a.m.

Tour of Homes
Saturday & Sunday
Noon – 5:00 p.m.

Location
Bessie Branham Park
2051 Delano Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30317

Start the weekend off with the Festival 5K, stroll through the artists market, and catch some live music! Kids can work up an appetite at the kids area before enjoying delicious food from local vendors or at the BBQ competition. Admission is free, and all ages are welcome!

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Decatur Concerts on the Square

On Saturday evenings throughout May and September of 2019, Decatur presents Concerts on the Square! The live music series is held every Saturday on the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur, beginning each evening at 7:00 p.m.

2019 DATES
May: 4th, 11th 18th, 25th

Unwind after a long week and bring your friends and family along to enjoy the beautiful evenings of late Summer and early Fall. Set against the scenic backdrop of the Community Square, the concert series is a great time to pack a picnic or purchase a delicious meal from a nearby restaurant while enjoying the live performances from a variety of artists each week.

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Decatur Lantern Parade

The Decatur Lantern Parade invites you to light up the night! Kick off the Decatur Arts Month and celebrate summer by parading to the downtown square in Decatur alongside the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble.

Event Details
Friday | May 10th, 2019
9:00 p.m.

Location
Downtown Decatur

Line up at Color Wheel Studio at 508 E. Howard Avenue after 8:00 p.m. to parade to the downtown square at 9:00 p.m.!

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Top 16 Atlanta Happenings This Weekend

From family-friendly festivals to home tours and a little Easter fun, the weekend ahead is packed with fun for all tastes and ages! 

Spend and afternoon sipping and sampling delicious food and wine varietals, lace up those tennis shoes for a great cause, and maybe even sneak a date night into the schedule. You won’t want to miss the incredible lineup of art, flavor, and inspiration all weekend long.

Whether you’re in the mood to step indoors or soak up the sunshine outside, we have you covered with the Top 16 Happenings Around Atlanta This Weekend: Thursday – Sunday, April 11th – 14th, 2019.

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Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events

Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start dyeing eggs and searching for the Easter Bunny! We have put together a list of the Top 10 Atlanta Area Easter Events in 2019 so you and your family can make the most of your Easter weekend!

Break bread with friends and family, meet the Easter bunny, hunt for eggs, and enjoy the beauty of Atlanta.

We have you covered with all the highlights!

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Atlanta Film Festival

The 2019 Atlanta Film Festival (ATLFF) returns for its 43rd annual celebration! The 10-day event will feature over 200 films, an incredible Kickoff Party, Writers Summits, and more!

Event Details
April 4th – 14th, 2019

Participating Venues
Plaza Theatre | 7 Stages Blackbox
Dad’s Garage Theater | Hilan Theatre
Druid Hills Presbyterian Church | Hotel Clermont
Highland Inn & Ballroom Lounge | Paris on Ponce

The annual Springtime tradition is one of only two dozen Academy Award-qualifying film festivals in the country. The 2019 festival has received over 8,000 film submissions from around the world. Audiences will gather to experience the most cutting edge films across independent, international, documentaries, animated, and short film genres!

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Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K

One of the southeast’s premier distance events, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K return to celebrate the 13th running of the Atlanta tradition!

Event Details
Sunday | March 17th, 2019
7:00 a.m.

Race Location
Centennial Olympic Park
265 Park Ave W NW
Atlanta, GA 30313

With a new name for 2019, the Publix Atlanta Marathon, Half Marathon & 5K will showcase why the city of Atlanta it one of the nation’s greatest running destinations!

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Atlanta Streets Alive | Central

asa_logo_800pxAtlanta Streets Alive returns once more to take over the streets of Atlanta. Get ready to explore your community streets in a safer, healthier, more livable way!

Event Details
Sunday | April 7th, 2019
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Parade Lineup 1:30 p.m. for 2:00 p.m. Launch

Location
Central

Closed to motorized traffic, the Central route celebrates Atlanta’s Peachtree Street, from South Downtown through the city to Midtown.

Don’t miss out on the last Atlanta Streets Alive of 2019! The fun event celebrates Atlanta’s signature Peachtree street and a 3.1 stretch from Downtown to Midtown, which has been selected as one of the top five neighborhoods in the country by the American Planning Association.

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